JACR publishes special social media issue
The Journal of the American College of Radiology has published a special...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are radiologists underutilizing social media? Want to boost Twitter hits? Get help from colleagues How well is radiology using YouTube to educate patients? Tweets reveal women's perspectives on mammography 4 tips for using Facebook for patient outreach
We investigated whether childhood body size is associated with midlife mammographic density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer.
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018Source: Academic RadiologyAuthor(s): Randy C. Miles, Constance Lehman, Erica Warner, Ashley Tuttle, Mansi SaksenaRationale and ObjectivesTo determine awareness and knowledge of breast density and breast density legislation among women receiving routine mammography following passage of Massachusetts breast density legislation.Materials and MethodsA survey assessing breast density awareness and knowledge was administered to all women receiving screening mammography over two separate 1-week periods at an academic medical center following implementation of mandatory breast densi...
The concept of overdiagnosis has bedeviled the mammography screening debate,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Annals: Overdiagnosis must be better defined People want cancer screening, despite pitfalls 3 steps to personalized CT lung cancer screening Risk-based CT lung screening could be more efficient Stricter CT lung screening criteria deal mixed results
A well established radiology center in Miami is under scrutiny for the quality of their mammogram services performed between May 16, 2016 and April 9, 2018.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) demanded Lakes Radiology II stop performing mammograms and send out letters to patients who had received mammograms over that two-year time period. According to NBC, the imaging clinic had failed to meet the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), and the FDA rejected the center ’s accreditation due to “technical problems.”The FDA regularly inspects mammography imaging clinics to make sure they ’re m...
O-SPOT REF 791, 791S Adhere to skin for marking and identifying moles in mammography.
TomoSPOT REF 782, 782S, 783, 783S, 784, 784S, 785 &785S Adhere to skin for marking and identifying moles in mammography.
S-SPOT REF 777, 777S Adhere to skin for marking and identifying moles in mammography.
CONCLUSIONS: A CNB to confirm mammographic or clinical findings of breast lesions is an accurate method to establish a pathological diagnosis of breast lesions. The accuracy is higher for invasive carcinomas than for non-invasive cancers. Excisional biopsies are necessary for lesions with anticipated sampling errors or when the core needle biopsy findings are discordant with clinical or mammographic findings. PMID: 30109786 [PubMed - in process]
This study aimed to characterize women ’ s socioeconomic and epidemiological profile in Uberaba according to the breast cancer screening practice and identify associated factors with this practice. This is a cross-sectional research part of the Women ’ s Health Survey in Uberaba (MG). Data was collected by home interview, referring to socioeconomic and epidemiological issues and breast cancer screening practice, from a sample of 1,520 women above 20 years of age. After processing the data, we performed statistical analysis with measures of association by the Chi-square test, bivariate and multivariate Poisson r...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching three initiatives...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA stops Fla. center from performing mammograms MITA again urges medical device exemption in China tariffs FDA calls for public comment on Pre-Cert working model FDA issues medical device submission guidance MITA hails FDA quality report, seeks legislative action